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August Wilson: Past American Voice

Drama

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20170203, 20051005

We remember the late August Wilson in this 2002 interview with the playwright who chronicled African-American life in the 20th century in plays such as Joe Turner's Come and GoneMa Rainey's Black BottomFences, and The Piano Lesson. In this interview Wilson, a two time Pulitzer Prize winner, talks about starting out as a playwright and how he creates such memorable characters who strike a chord with so many in his audience.

| Subject Matter: The African-American Experience, Character | Interview Year: 2002 | Genre: Drama | Awards: Pulitzer Prize |

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